The Advocates with Loren Gilberg and Florisa Zinghinin 10-8-08

“The Advocates”


Richard J.

 WVOX – AM Radio 1460- 12 Noon Wednesday

October 8, 2008

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 Wednesday, October 8,
2008, at 12:00 Noon, I am hosting my show “The Advocates” on WVOX- 1460 AM, or
you can listen to the program’s live streaming at
One can call the show at 914-636-0110 to reach us on the radio.  Our guests today are Ms. Loren Gilberg, who is
a registered nurse with more than twenty years of experience in geriatric
care, and the founder of ELDER CARE CONSULTING, INC., to help her senior
clients receive outstanding care and maintain their quality of life.  In addition to her medical expertise, Loren
has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Business
Administration.  This background affords
her the necessary skills to help clients of ELDER CARE CONSULTING, INC.
navigate the complex world of managed care, medical benefits, social service
organizations and legal issues.  Ms.
Gilberg has been interviewed on Cablevision’s News 12 Westchester and Blumberg
Cable News and has had articles published in numerous journals, including The
Journal News, Senior News, Inside Westchester County, Advance for Nurses, and
Town Report.  Over and above her media
exposure, Loren Gilberg has served
as keynote speaker before the National Association of Elder Care Attorneys and
before groups assembled at assisted living communities and participants of recreational
senior centers.

Elder Care
Consulting, which was founded in 2000, is a professional Geriatric Care
Management (GCM) resource company offering seniors and their families a
comprehensive range of GCM services with a distinct personal touch.  Their mission is to help older adults to
maintain quality of life, independence and dignity.  Their primary goal is to allow their clients
to remain in the comfort and security of their homes.

Our other guest is
Ms. Florisa Zinghini has worked in the long-term care industry for over 20
years.  She is a NYS-licensed Social
Worker and is currently the Director of Marketing and Admissions at the Somers
Manor Nursing Home.  Her background
includes experience in non-profit organizations, skilled nursing facilities,
and independent and assisted living communities. 

The questions we
will address today are:

region has a large aging population, what can be done about their care and

role does the family play in helping to cope with this problem

What role
does the government play in assisting the elderly needs?

What are
some of the proto-typical problems facing both the elderly and the disabled?

What is
the role of a Geriatric Care Manager?

Meanwhile, the
mission of the “Advocates” is to bring to the public differing views on current
“public policy “issues. “Public policy,” therefore, is what we as a nation
legally and traditionally follow. Over the years, the “public policy” of the United States
has changed or has been modified greatly. As an example, “free public
education” is the public policy of the United States. Also, over time
great struggles have ensued over the control of the direction of “public
policy” For example: free trade vs. protectionism, slavery vs. emancipation,
state’s rights vs. Federalism, and an all-volunteer armed forces or the

One can find my
essays on FDR and other subjects at
One can also listen to all of the archived shows at: Next week we
will welcome Dr. Alison Stallings who will talk about skin care, the impact of
the sun, and the public policy problem regarding the growth of skin cancer.


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